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Nvidia GeForce GTX 980 Asus ROG Matrix Gold 4GB Edition

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How well can the GeForce GTX 980 Asus ROG Matrix Gold 4GB Edition run games
Nvidia GeForce GTX 980 Asus ROG Matrix Gold 4GB Edition
10 Aug 2021 - Graphics card reviewed

While some games have more powerful requirements than this GPU, the GeForce GTX 980 Asus ROG Matrix Gold 4GB Edition is only really challenged by the most demanding games released today, but normally it is more than capable of running games with a stable frame rate at 1080p.

Capable of running games with up to a DirectX 12 requirement.

This PC hardware performance game review for the GeForce GTX 980 Asus ROG Matrix Gold 4GB Edition graphics card, when running 2022 more popular games, lets us see what type of FPS this card gets when playing at 1080p, 1440p and 4K screen resolutions and ultra settings. We look at 1000 of the most demanding games available today and this GPU is better than the recommended graphics requirement of more than 748 games in the list.

Looking at some of the modern popular games people are playing today the GeForce GTX 980 Asus ROG Matrix Gold 4GB Edition is running Far Cry 6 and delivering playable performances on 1080p Ultra, getting 35 frames per second. Comparing this to Grand Theft Auto VI which is predicted to get playable results, where it averages 36 FPS. Another popular game we looked at is FIFA 22, which is running at 95 frames per second.

Moving screen sizes up to 1440p we ran Far Cry 6 on the GeForce GTX 980 Asus ROG Matrix Gold 4GB Edition to see that it got a playable set of frame rates. Here are the low to ultra results at 1440p - L: 69FPS, M: 55FPS, H: 37FPS, U: 26FPS. Another popular game to investigate at 1440p with this card was Grand Theft Auto VI which we predicted will be playable in performance netting an Ultra FPS of 27 FPS. Finally we then took a look at FIFA 22 where its Ultra 1440p Frame rates were good at 72 FPS. 1440p gaming on the GeForce GTX 980 Asus ROG Matrix Gold 4GB Edition is a solid choice of hardware for increased screen resolution gaming. We can see this graphics card is capable of delivering reliable frame rates at Ultra and certainly High graphics settings at 1440p.

How many years will the GeForce GTX 980 Asus ROG Matrix Gold 4GB Edition graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the GeForce GTX 980 Asus ROG Matrix Gold 4GB Edition in your PC? There is still 2 years of top end gaming left in this GeForce GTX 980 Asus ROG Matrix Gold 4GB Edition

Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the GeForce GTX 980 Asus ROG Matrix Gold 4GB Edition? There are no graphics cards on the current market that would provide a big enough increase in performance to warrant upgrading the GeForce GTX 980 Asus ROG Matrix Gold 4GB Edition.
FPS System Benchmark
76 FPS
High
The GeForce GTX 980 Asus ROG Matrix Gold 4GB Edition was released on 31 Mar 2015
Nvidia PC game performance check GeForce GTX 980 Asus ROG Matrix Gold 4GB Edition
GPU
Architecture
Maxwell GM204-400-A1
Process
28nm
TMUs
128
Texture Rate
183 GTexel/s
ROPs
64
Pixel Rate
92 GPixel/s
Shader Processing Units
(CUDA Cores)
Ray Tracing
Tensor Cores
Release Price
Compatibility
Direct X
DX 12
Shader
5.0
Open GL
4.4
Resolution (WxH)
5120 x 3200
Notebook GPU
SLI/Crossfire
Dedicated
Integrated
Memory
Memory
4096MB
Memory Speed
1753MHz
Memory Bus
256bit
Memory Type
GDDR5
Memory Bandwidth
224.4GB/sec
L2 Cache
2048
Display Connectors
VGA Connection
DVI Connection
1
HDMI Connection
1
DisplayPort Connection
Clock Speeds
Core Speed
1317 MHz
Boost Clock
1432 MHz
Power
Max Power
375 Watts
PSU
600 Watt & 42 Amps
Power Connector
2x 8-pin
Recommended Hardware
Best RAM Match
8 GB
Best Resolution
2560 x 1440
GPU Upgrade
GD Official
GD RATING
74
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GeForce GTX 980 Asus ROG Matrix Gold 4GB Edition Game Requirement Analysis

Overview
GeForce GTX 980 Asus ROG Matrix Gold 4GB Edition is a special edition of NVIDIA's High-End GeForce GTX 980 4GB, created by Asus.

Overclock: Central Unit
The Central Unit now runs at 1317MHz, instead of 1127MHz and goes up to 1431MHz, in Turbo Mode.

Overclock: Memory Clock
The Operating Memory Clock and the Frame Buffer remain the same.

Cooling Solution
The reference NVIDIA Single-Fan Cooling System has been replaced by Asus's DirectCU II Dual Fan Cooling Solution. This means the card runs cooler under load.

Performance
Benchmarks indicate a 14% performance over the reference GeForce GTX 980 4GB.

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